Dr. Ngeow Chow-Bing is Director of the Institute of China Studies at the University of Malaya. He received his PhD in Public and International Affairs from Northeastern University (Boston, USA). His scholarly articles on China have appeared in journals such as China Review, Asian Politics and Policy, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Journal of Contemporary China, Contemporary Southeast Asia, East Asia: An International Quarterly, China: An International Journal, Problems of Post-Communism, Issues and Studies, and International Journal of China Studies. His edited books include Researching China in Southeast Asia (Routledge, 2019) and Southeast Asia and China: A Contest in Mutual Socialization (World Scientific, 2017). Dr. Ngeow’s research interests include China’s political reforms, organization and management of the Chinese Communist Party, China’s minorities, and China-Southeast Asia relations.